The tick is an enemy first encountered in the level Dwellers in the Dark. It is a small, round creature that has 4 legs protruding from itself. It is a aggressive and roughly the same size as the player.
Attack Method: The tick attacks by jumping in bursts at the player. They can stick to walls, and can be squashed by a stick or rock. They deal damage to the player when they touch them.
Strategies: To avoid them, simply move fast and move constantly. Due to their slow speeds, you can outrun them. One can also kill them to get rid of the threat completely.